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Friday Rumors: Domonic Brown Tops the Wish List

Friday Rumors: Domonic Brown Tops the Wish List

We're less than 48 hours away from the trade deadline...

-The big rumor today isn't actually a rumor for the Pirates.  However, it has a lot of Pirates fans salivating at a great possibility to upgrade the team for the long term.  The rumor is that the Philadelphia Phillies are offering top outfield prospect Domonic Brown, along with starting pitching prospect Jarred Cosart, plus other players, in exchange for Hunter Pence.  Meanwhile, the Astros would prefer to spin Brown elsewhere to get multiple prospects.

That's where Pirates fans come in with their wish list.  If the cost for two years of Hunter Pence would cost Brown, Cosart, and more, then the equivalent for the Pirates would be Jameson Taillon, Luis Heredia, and more.  That's not a price the Pirates should pay.  However, if P...

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